• BenQ unveils EW2775ZH eye care monitor at Rs 17,500 in India

    BenQ’s 27-inch Rs 17,500 EW2775ZH monitor has AMVA+ (Advanced Multi-Domain Vertical Alignment ‘Plus’) panel, full-HD resolution and 60Hz refresh rate.
    Taipei-based technology major BenQ on Tuesday launched a new eye care monitor in India which is equipped with Low Blue Light Plus and Brightness Intelligence technology that allow users to enjoy high quality audio-visual content without hurting their eyes.
    The Brightness Intelligence Technology detects the amount of ambient light in the viewing environment and automatically adjusts the brightness for the most comfortable viewing experience possible.
    “BenQ’s EW2775ZH Eye Care monitor offers pioneering Low Blue Light plus technology and Brightness Intelligence Technology, tailor made to protect our eyes and enhance our visual entertainment experience simul…

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  • Xiaomi Mi Notebook leak reveals metal unibody design and price

    Xiaomi Mi Notebook is likely to feature metal unibody design and will start at 3,999 Yuan (Source: Weibo)
    Xiaomi is all set to launch two new products tomorrow at a dedicated event in Beijing. According to reports, Xiaomi will launch Mi Notebook and Redmi Pro smartphone.
    Xiaomi has been rumoured to launch a notebook for quite sometime now and the product is likely to launch tomorrow. The latest leak confirms Xiaomi Mi Notebook’s metal unibody design and pricing.
    Xiaomi Mi Notebook is likely to follow Apple Macbook Pro’s design language. The leaked image by GizmoChina hints at metal unibody design with thin bezels and curved edges. The side view shows the notebook with USB-C port for charging and a full size USB port next to it.
    Xiaomi Mi Notebook is likely to come in two variants – one featuring a low-power Core i5 processor and anot…

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  • Popslate 2 case brings a second screen to the rear of your iPhone

    Popslate 2 has a 5-inch screen that also acts as an e-reader and has an integrated battery pack.
    Popslate has launched its second E ink iPhone case called Popslate 2. The iphone case, which is 0.16-inches thin, acts as a second screen for notifications and has a built-in battery. Users can read e-books, make lists and customise news feed for Popslate 2. All of these notifications will appear on the case, at the back of your iPhone.
    The case is available for iPhone 6 and above models. Popslate 2 has a 5-inch screen that also acts as an e-reader and has an integrated battery pack. Popslate 2 features single point smart charge that can be used to charge both the case and iPhone at the same time.
    Popslate 2 provides an extra 9 hours talk time to iPhone. In fact, users can save more on power by offloading activities to the second screen as it req…

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  • Withings Aura, Activite, and more health devices launched in India

    Health Mate app will let a user access all the data relating to their health, including activity, weight, heart and slee
    Withings along with Brandeyes Distributors has launched its health device products in India. The company has launched a long lineup of gadgets and apps that will help you monitor and track your health in real time.
    The Withings Health Mate Application is the manifestation of the Withings health cloud. This application lets a user access all the data relating to their health, including activity, weight, heart and sleep. This free application is available on all iOS and android devices. It helps a user monitor, improve and share their weight, physical activity, blood pressure and quality of sleep.
    “The app aggregates information from all Withings devices including the scales, blood pressure monitor and…

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  • Micromax Ignite laptop with Windows 10 launched at Rs 18,900

    Micromax Ignite LPQ61408W has been launched in India today.
    Micromax has launched two new Windows 10 laptop series with Intel processors: Micromax Ignite and Micromax Alpha series. Micromax Ignite will available exclusively on Flipkart from today at a price of Rs 18,990. Designed for two different set of consumers, the two new laptops from Micromax will target both the power users and first time users.
    Micromax Ignite Laptop (LPQ61408W) has a 14-inch HD display, Intel Pentium Processor N3700, 4GB LPDDR3 RAM and 1 TB of storage. The Micromax Ignite laptop runs Windows 10 OS, has a 1 megapixel HD video front camera and 4500 mAh battery. Ignite has a two USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI port, and one ethernet port.
    Micromax says the Ignite series has been designed to exude a premium feel, while ensuring ease of use and portability. It is tar…

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  • Xbox One sees price drop in US, available at $249

    Xbox One’s will be available at the price only till stocks last. (Image: Microsoft blog)
    In a bid to drive Xbox One sales, Microsoft has announced “Sweet summer savings” and a discounted price of $249 in the US. The 500GB version of the console is now available for $249 on the US Amazon website, which makes it $90 cheaper than Sony’s PlayStation 4 (500GB), priced at $339. We’ll have wait and see if this drop in pricing will drive up its sales.
    Microsoft had earlier announced the “Ultimate Summer Sale” on Xbox games from July 5-11. The sale featured 40 to 60 per cent discount on over 250 Xbox games. Windows 10 games also received same discounts for the first time. The company also offered Xbox One consoles with special pricing.
    On the Xbox website,  Will Tuttle, Xbox Wire Editor in Chief wrote –
    Treat yourself to a great deal this summer! X…

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  • Meet Superbook: A case that turns your Android smartphone into a laptop

    Andromium launched this ambitious product on Kickstarter – a website “designed to bring creative projects to life” – and is available at .
    A US-based startup has launched a smart laptop shell that turns your Android smartphone into a complete laptop – making it more convenient and affordable for people in developing countries like India and South Africa to carry their office in their pocket, literally.
    The shell, called Superbook by Andromium Inc., makes an Android smartphone output look very much like a desktop environment. It is essentially a “dumb terminal”– a notebook without a processor but with a keyboard, battery, trackpad and display, TreeHugger reported on Saturday.
    Andromium launched this ambitious product on Kickstarter – a website “designed to bring creative projects to life” – and is available at $99.
    Deve…

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  • MESUIT’s smartphone case will let you run Android on your iPhone

    MESUIT case for iPhone 6/6S is priced at 999 Yuan
    A lot in the tech industry have wondered, at one time or the other, how it would feel to run Android on an iPhone. Haimawan, a Chinese mobile OS virtualisation company, has announced a case that will let you do just that, called MESUIT. MESUIT is available for sale exclusively in China.
    Tech developer Nick Lee demonstrated a custom iPhone case that allowed for Android (an adapted version of Android Marshmallow) to be booted on the iPhone.
    MESUIT case allows the user to run a proprietary Android-based OS, called Mesuit OS 1.0, on iPhone 6/6S and iPhone 6Plus/6S Plus devices. The case also works as an external battery pack, a storage device (32GB, 64GB and 128GB) and also has its own SIM slot. Mesuit case for the iPhone 6/6S will give a 1,700 mAh backup to the device, while the case for the big…

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  • Intex iRistPro with 1.16-inch display launched at Rs 4,999; will be Flipkart exclusive

    Intex iRistPro is compatible with Android 4.4 and above. It comes with 64MB RAM and 128MB internal memory.
    Intex has launched its notification smartwatch – iRistPro – at Rs 4,999. Intex iRistPro displays notifications from smartphone and enables user to make and receive calls. It comes with an in-built Pedometer to track health and fitness parameters. iRistPro is exclusively available on Flipkart.
    Intex iRistPro has an aluminum alloy body. It comes with 2.5D curved glass with a trans-reflective display. The trans-reflective screen shows time even when the screen is off. The device features a 1.16-inch display with a pixel resolution of 240×240.
    “Intex brings technology devices that help ease and bring convenience to the life of consumers. The Bluetooth iRist Pro integrates devices to make communication and sharing of…

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  • Convinced you need a fitness tracker? Think again

    There’s a risk your tracker will end up in a drawer after a few months, especially if you get it for free as a gift or as part of a corporate wellness program. (source: AP)
    Most fitness trackers can measure a lot: steps taken, heart beats, sleep quality and workout performance.
    That’s a lot of data, but are they useful? It depends on what you’re looking for. Those new to fitness might want something that’s motivational, while those already active might want something sophisticated — but not necessarily easy to use.
    Here’s a look at fitness devices from four leading manufacturers. Microsoft’s Band 2 and Motorola’s Moto 360 Sport were excluded from consideration in part because battery life was poor — tough for marathons of more than four hours. There’s a risk your tracker will end up in a drawer after a few months, especially if you get…

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